[ View the story "SheZow, a new kind of superhero" on Storify] SheZow, a new kind of superhero Conservatives find cartoon character inappropriate for children.
The Stream· Thu, May 30 2013 10:55:20
The promo clips of the show received a mixed response, focusing mainly on gender representations.
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Ben Shapiro, Editor-At-Large of Breitbart TV, took
at the project, calling it a "soon-to-be-dud“ and questioning whether the content is child appropriate. Several online echoed his views.
The difference between #BugsBunny crossdressing 20 years ago and #SheZow is Bugs didn't have a hidden agenda. This one does.Anna M. Aquino
@annamaquino The agenda isn't hidden, it's promoting deviant sexual behavior to children right out in the open. #shezow #culturewarSteven Birn
I could understand libs making transgender superhero show for teens or adults but for kids?! Severely inappropriate. #SheZow #thehubCameron Scott
Many came to the show's defense.
On #SheZow, the boy does NOT turn into a girl. He is just dressed like a girl. It's a costume. @HubTVNetworkFrePup
We all know of young men who were raised primarily by women. Richard Pryor? Women are their superheroes.The #shezow idea was inspired.Avia Tafa
Ppl are up in arms about #shezow a cartoon with a boy wearing a skirt. You remember Bugs Bunny? Don't like it turn off the TV #duhKat Sarfati
Despite the controversy, the Hub stood by its new programme, premiering June 1, and released a free episode of "SheZow" online.
We're dedicated to providing quality shows for kids & families, so we'd like to offer #SheZow's 1st episode for free: